Thursday, September 27, 2012

Strolling at Scarborough Bluffs 閑遊士嘉堡懸崖

Last year, I went to the famous Scarborough Bluffs cliff many times to take landscape photographs. I preferred taking photos of the snowy cliff in winter. This afternoon, I visited Scarborough Bluffs for a walk again. I went to the cliff edge and took a panoramic view of the islands of the Scarborough Bluffs Park. As accidents of people falling from the cliff increased tremendously, government eventually built a stronger fence to prevent people from getting too close to the cliff edge.

Sunday, September 23, 2012

Disappearance of a farm 消失中的農莊

Last year in June 2011, I drove along 16th Avenue, near Kennedy Avenue. I saw a farm. In a sunny day with blue sky and clouds, the farm scene displayed an extensive grassland. I parked my car across the street and took photographs of the beautiful scene. Later I learnt that the farmland was sold to the real estate developer for building a residential estate there.

Wednesday, September 19, 2012


※ 作者︰許鐵民 (香港國際壽山石協會秘書長)

筆者是一位偶而上網者,最近才發現一則相當感興趣的信息, 出自廣卅日報於今年初發表的一篇文章『翠玉白菜當真價值過億?』。該篇文章由兩位記者卜松竹與吳聿立共同撰寫。報道的對象, 總共有四位文化藝術界的專家學者。

其中的一位, 廣東省工藝美術大師高兆華評述的重點, 三句不離本行, 說的是「料」和「工」,特別強調, 如今幾百萬的玉石材料可輕易地將「翠玉白菜」比下去。

Sunday, September 16, 2012

Searching light and shadow at CNE 尋找展覽會的光與影

The annual Canadian National Exhibition (CNE) closed on 3 September. I have not visited the CNE for ten odd years. In two consecutive afternoons on 1st and 2nd September, I went to CNE near the harbourfront of the lake. This time, I wanted to take photographs of what I saw and heard. As the venue of the exhibition was vast and there were many attraction activities, some people went there taking what they saw without setting targets and theme of their photography.

Thursday, September 6, 2012

Rock on rock 石上石

A few days ago, I went to the annual Canada National Exhibition (CNE) and visited the Rock On Rock Gallery. The visual artist Daryl Maddeaux stacked up small and big rocks up to the height of an adult. His patience, coolness, calmness and willpower to accomplish his artwork have made the audience amazed!

Saturday, September 1, 2012

The charm of silhouette 迷人的剪影

In the evening ...
The sky turns black. 
On my way home, 
When the traffic lights turn red,
I stop at the crossroad ahead. 
In darkness,
The windscreen displays the road scene in a blur silhouette.